2017 Top Touring Motorcycle Helmets   Nothing beats the feeling of the wind and road whipping past you as you feel every ounce of horsepower charge through your bike. And nothing kills that adrenaline rush faster than an accident. Sure you’ve taken on board the idea of riding motorcycles either as a hobbyist or a …

Gear Guide: Affordable Motorcycle Protective Gear A lot of people when buying their first motorcycle spend every cent on the bike itself, but leave barely any left to buy some decent motorcycle gear. This article will show you that you can get some good gear for only a few hundred bucks. In this motorcycle guide …

Shift Women’s Envy Textile Jacket Review Shift Racing has a whole line of women specific riding gear that I had the privilege to review for Best Beginner Motorcycles. As an average body female rider, finding a jacket that fits me well is a task unto itself. I have larger hips and a short waist and …

River Road Ranger Harness Leather Boots   Boots are an integral part of the safety gear you should be wearing while on a motorcycle. I’ve heard too many horror stories of riders just wearing tennis shoes or (*cringe…*) ‘Flip Flops’ when they crash. Shoes like that give you no ankle support or abrasion protection which …

Portable Battery to Jump Start Your Motorcycle – GooLoo GP29 Review   If you’ve been riding for a while you’ve probably had the experience of walking out to your bike, putting in the key, and trying to start the bike and…. nothing happens. Dead battery! I’ve had that happen to me before, and it is …

Shoei X-Fourteen Helmet Review   This is a review that has been a long time coming. I finally got the opportunity to test out Shoei’s top of the line helmet: The X-14. Are all the features worth the sticker price? Read on to find out! The difference between a race win and second-place finish can …

Shoei RF-1200 Full Face Helmet Review   Shoei is a name synonymous with quality helmets and for good reason: they make some of the best helmets out there; used by professional racers and everyday commuters alike. My first (and current) helmet was a Shoei TZ-R and it has served me well throughout my years of …

SHIFT Racing Womens Viper Leather Jacket This review was written by Jen of Juror2.com – Exceptionally Curious T-Shirts. If you like to see funny stick figures in compromising situations then go to her website an d buy some shirts! Ahhh spring! The time of year to sit back and reflect on how it’s time to …

Leather Carbon Fiber Women’s Racing Gloves Small Review     I believe the most important parts of our body is our hands. We use them for everything, driving, fixing things, writing, even opening a jar. We are constantly using our hands everyday, all day; so they should be protected, right? Shift has kindly asked me …

SHIFT Racing – Torque Street Jeans Review   Many first time motorcyclists are stunned by the amount of gear they should be wearing if they want to protect against the variety of potential injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The pavement is not very forgiving, and one of the most common traumas motorcyclists receive is …

SHIFT Racing Streetfighter Jacket Review I recently got the opportunity to test Shift’s Streetfighter jacket. It is a bit different than most jackets out in the market since it uses both textile material and leather to combine the best of both worlds. Leather and Textile I’ve worn my fair share of full textile jackets and …

Shift Mens Recon Pants Review   For years Shift has been making motorcycle gear that is not only safe, but also fashionable on or off the bike. Their Recon pants are the perfect example of something that provides a high degree of safety with a look that won’t leave you embarrassed walking into the grocery store. …

SHIFT Racing Fuel Street Shoe Review Motorcycle boots are a key component of protection while riding. They protect you against the wind, rain, hot exhaust and the pavement if you are unfortunate enough to crash. I’ve heard horror stories of riders tennis shoes flying off in a crash and then the rider grinds their feet …

Shift 2017 White Label Pro Gloves Review   It’s pretty rare that I get a piece of equipment that I get the opportunity to crash test, mainly because I try and avoid crashes whenever possible! Unfortunately in early December 2008 I had a 30mph get-off on the freeway. I was fully geared up at the …

Shift M1 Leather Jacket Review For a long time my only riding jacket was a First Gear Mesh jacket, and it held up pretty well in all weather conditions. After trying on my friends leather jacket and seeing how much more protection it offered, I decided I needed to get some leather of my own. …

Shift Airborne Motorcycle Jacket Review The summers in California can get pretty hot especially when you are riding a motorcycle. Some riders choose to ride around in shorts and a T-shirt instead of any protective motorcycle gear. Just a couple weeks ago a coworker of mine who regularly rides around in normal clothes crashed his …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket Review   The piece of gear I received for testing was the Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket. The first things I noticed when I took it out of the box were, “Wow this seems like a good quality jacket,” quickly followed by, “Wow, this is… bright!” The jacket is made out …

Viking Extra Large Motorcycle Tank Bag Review   When you own a motorcycle and use it for errands and around town transportation, often times need to carry things. Sometimes you can hold things in a jacket pocket, or maybe in your pants pocket, but usually you need something a bit larger. The first time a …

Viking Cycle – Ironside Jacket Review, A great first jacket!   There are a few pieces of gear that every rider should include in their standard riding kit, even if they don’t use them every time. Those pieces include a helmet, gloves, boots, pants, and the focus of this particular review, a jacket.  There are …

Xelement BXU6050 Mens Black Armored Leather Motorcycle Jacket Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Sangria7. I am very new to the motorcycle riding community, and as a new rider it is very important for me to have good riding gear. Unfortunately, I have found that a lot of …